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Start Date: Mon, 25/09/2023
Links to the Apprenticeship Standard and Assessment Plan can be found here.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS APPRENTICESHIP STANDARD HAS BEEN DEVELOPED AS EPA ONLY.
Written by employers with input from sector specialists, the Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for those looking to further their knowledge, skills and experience in the engineering and manufacturing sector.
The broad purpose of this occupation is to service, repair and maintain lift trucks and powered access vehicles. This can include manual, electric, diesel, LPG, hybrid-powered machines, vertical mast type machines, both static and self-propelled, along with equipment mounted on vehicles, such as fork lift, scissor lift, vertical mast, articulated and telescopic boom, elevated work platform machines, both static and self-propelled, along with equipment mounted on vehicles. There are also Lift Truck and Powered Access machines specially designed to meet specific applications.
In their daily work, a Lift Trick and Powered Access Engineering Technician would likely interact with supervisors, warehouse staff, colleagues, and customers. Many companies require staff to work shifts, which can mean that their weekly hours involve working nights, weekends, and bank holidays. They would be inspecting and maintaining vehicles/equipment as well as diagnosing and repairing faults. They are in direct contact with customers and are required to understand and meet customer requirements, providing a high standard of customer care.
DURATION 36 MONTHS
It is expected that it will typically take three years for an Apprentice to attain the required level of competence in the workplace, although it may be sooner if an individual already has significant prior training and practical experience. All Apprentices will spend a minimum of 12 months on-programme.
Employers will set their own entry requirements.
During the selection process it is recommended that the Apprentice demonstrates the following qualities:
ADDITIONAL MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
If an Apprentice has not already achieved English and Maths at Level 2 (or equivalent), they must achieve English and Maths at Level 2 prior to taking their End Point Assessment (EPA).
It is strongly recommended that on-programme assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviours takes place at regular intervals leading to the End Point Assessment.
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